5 days in Moselle & Strasbourg Itinerary

5 days in Moselle & Strasbourg Itinerary

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5 days in Moselle & Strasbourg Itinerary

Start: Paris
Train:  1​h 30​min
1
Metz
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rhodes
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Strasbourg
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
End: Paris

1
day
Metz

Metz ©
Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): meet the residents at Zoo d'Amnéville, then make a trip to Gare de Metz-Ville, and then admire the striking features of Œuvre de la cathédrale.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Metz trip planning site .

Paris to Metz is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Metz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rhodes.

Things to do in Metz

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zoo d'Amnéville
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Zoo d'Amnéville ©
Zoo d'Amnéville
Œuvre de la cathédrale
Œuvre de la cathédrale
Gare de Metz-Ville ©
Gare de Metz-Ville

1
night
Rhodes

Rhodes ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): cool off at Aqua Mundo and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rhodes tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Metz to Rhodes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Rhodes sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Rhodes

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Aqua Mundo
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Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix ©
Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix

3
nights
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strasbourg: Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller) and Colmar (Little Venice & Old Town). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, take a stroll through La Petite France, make a trip to Barrage Vauban, and stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg trip website .

Drive from Rhodes to Strasbourg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Strasbourg can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Colmar, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

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